Roses forum: ID help on a David Austin Rose.....

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Name: Paul
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Paul2032
May 15, 2015 4:47 PM CST
I had the opportunity today to take lots of pictures of roses which I will add to the data base later. One did not have a tag but I would guess that it is a David Austin Rose. Can anyone help with ID?











Paul Smith Pleasant Grove, Utah
Name: Zuzu
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zuzu
May 15, 2015 7:35 PM CST
It doesn't ring any immediate bells for me, Paul. I have a lot of Austins that have occasional blooms of this color, but there's always more variation. It's rare to see three or four Austin blooms so close together that are so identical in color. It looks more like a Kordes shrub rose to me, but I couldn't say which one.
Name: Paul
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Paul2032
May 15, 2015 7:37 PM CST
Thanks ZuZu....you know your roses.....
Paul Smith Pleasant Grove, Utah
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MargieNY
May 17, 2015 7:04 PM CST
This is a wild guess but... to me, it looks like Kordes "Sweet Jane"
Name: Zuzu
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zuzu
May 17, 2015 8:29 PM CST
Not so wild, Margie. Smiling That was what I thought as soon as I saw it, and that's why I said it looks more like a Kordes shrub than an Austin. Sweet Jane has more variation, however. The center should be a darker color than the other petals.
Name: Paul
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Paul2032
May 17, 2015 9:29 PM CST
I do not have a clue and have to rely on you. One thing that I have thought of is that these roses haven't had any direct sunshine. Could that be reflected in the color?
Paul Smith Pleasant Grove, Utah
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Name: Zuzu
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zuzu
May 17, 2015 10:28 PM CST
Yes, that could be reflected in the color, Paul, and it's a likely explanation.

So many of the roses you photographed that day were Austins, so maybe you were right and this one is also an Austin. I wonder whether this one might be Crown Princess Margareta?

Rose (Rosa 'Crown Princess Margareta')

Carriep27
May 18, 2015 10:23 AM CST
It looks like my David Austin Carding Mills?
Name: Zuzu
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zuzu
May 18, 2015 1:42 PM CST
Carding Mill is another possibility, although it usually has some pink in the blooms.

Rose (Rosa 'Carding Mill')
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gardninangel
May 31, 2015 7:40 AM CST
Could it be a Graham Thomas ?
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GardenQuilts
Jun 1, 2015 6:09 AM CST
I also think it looks like Crown Princess Margareta. I grow that one, but mine hasn't bloomed, yet, this season.
Name: Zuzu
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zuzu
Jun 1, 2015 11:34 PM CST
It appears that Paul has already identified this rose. The photos were added to The Lady Gardener entry on May 22nd.

Rose (Rosa 'The Lady Gardener')
Name: Paul
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Paul2032
Jun 2, 2015 2:40 AM CST
I am sorry that I didn't indicate on this thread that I had made an ID on the rose.......thanks to everyone who made suggestions.
Paul Smith Pleasant Grove, Utah

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